Significant snow expected for parts of Newfoundland, most areas to see snow


It will be a snowy start to the workweek. Snow is expected across Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and eastern New Brunswick. Snow will also impact most of Newfoundland, significant snowfall amounts are possible over the Avalon Peninsula.


Maritimes

Snow will impact Nova Scotia beginning this evening. The snow will move northward encompassing Prince Edward Island and eastern New Brunswick by Monday. Snow will taper off on Tuesday morning. Winds will not really be an issue. Gusts to 50 km/h will be the maximum.


Snowfall forecast:

  • Halifax 15 cm

  • Sydney 15-20 cm

  • Yarmouth 10-20 cm

  • Charlottetown 5-10 cm

  • Moncton 10 cm

Newfoundland

Snow will push across eastern and central Newfoundland overnight. Snow will begin on the west coast, excluding the Northern Peninsula, on Monday night. The heaviest snow is expected over the Avalon Peninsula. Over the southeastern Avalon Peninsula, snow may change to ice pellets at times. Winds on the Avalon will gust between 60 km/h and 90 km/h on Monday night. The snow will come to an end on Tuesday afternoon.


Snowfall forecast:

  • St. John's 30-40 cm

  • Trepassey 15-30 cm

  • Marystown 20-25 cm

  • Gander 10-15 cm

  • Corner Brook 5-10 cm


There are winter storm watches in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

  • St. John's and vicinity

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

  • Burin Peninsula

  • Connaigre

  • Bonavista Peninsula

  • Clarenville and vicinity

  • Terra Nova

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